HK766 – Managing HPE StoreOnce Backup Solutions


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Dec 13 - Dec 14, 2021
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HK766 – Managing HPE StoreOnce Backup Solutions
2 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Server Infrastructure

Course Details

The Managing HPE StoreOnce Backup Solutions (HK766) course introduces the backup products, discusses the range of products in the product line, and explains concepts, installation and use. This course is 60% lecture and 40% hands-on labs using HP StoreOnce appliances.


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At the conclusion of the HPE StoreOnce Backup course, you should be able to:

  • Describe important StoreOnce product concepts
  • Explain the importance and advantages of deduplication
  • Configure StoreOnce devices for initial use
  • Create Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL) and NAS shares
  • Configure replication between two StoreOnce devices
  • Perform basic troubleshooting and maintenance procedures
  • Provide an overview of the B6200 StoreOnce backup system


Module 1: Product Introduction

  • D2D StoreOnce backup systems
  • New product features and benefits
  • HP StoreOnce family comparison
  • New features in the B6200 StoreOnce backup system

Module 2: Virtual Tape Libraries

  • HP StoreOnce (D2D) backup systems
  • Choosing VTL vs NAS
  • Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL)
  • iSCSI and Fibre Channel connections to VTL
  • Flexible emulations

Module 3: NAS Shares

  • NAS shares and server configuration
  • CIFS authentication methods
  • StoreOnce NAS limitations

Module 4: HP StoreOnce Deduplication

  • Deduplication: what are it and key benefits
  • Deduplication: data locality and ratios
  • Housekeeping and scheduling
  • Limiting housekeeping Windows

Module 5: Installation

  • Installing the StoreOnce devices
  • Available connections
  • iSCSI modes of operation
  • Fibre Channel topologies
  • Discovering the D2D device
  • Discovery – troubleshooting
  • Networking ‘wizard’
  • Updating firmware and drivers
  • Licensing
  • Installation of B6200

Module 6: Web Management Interface

  • HP StoreOnce – web management GUI login
  • HP B6200 – web management GUI
  • HP StoreOnce – web management GUI – VTL, interface, NAS shares and replication
  • Managing NAS shares – active directory

Module 7: High Availability with B6200 Cuplets

  • Terminology and basic concepts
  • High availability with autonomic failover
  • Node failover
  • Systems network configuration
  • Network bonding
  • B6200 node failback and CLI commands

Module 8: Replication

  • Definition and replication granularity
  • Replication fan-out and fan-in
  • Bi-directional replication
  • Seeding the replication target
  • Replication recovery
  • Making replication targets visible to the host
  • NAS replication and ‘seeding’
  • VTL and NAS replication and configuration
  • Replication alerts

Module 9: Replication with Replication Manager (RM)

  • Monitoring with RM
  • RM administrator and user functions
  • HP StoreOnce Replication Manager 2.1
  • StoreOnce Catalyst Stores
  • Topology viewer

Module 10: Catalyst

  • HP StoreOnce Catalyst overview and API
  • HP StoreOnce Catalyst – new features

Module 11: Best Practices

  • General best practices
  • Flexible emulations best practices
  • D2D replication best practices
  • NAS share best practices
  • Physical tape offload methods

Module 12: Troubleshooting

  • FAQs
  • Power/boot and connection problems
  • Disk errors and warnings
  • Backup or disk space problems
  • Miscellaneous issues

Appendix A

  • Legacy D2D 2XXX and 4XXX interface prior to 3.X

Appendix B

  • Upgrading legacy D2D models

Target Audience

  • StoreOnce customers
  • HP Services field engineers
  • Call centre personnel
  • Presales
  • Channel partners
  • Other field personnel who provide installation and/or operational support assistance


  • Basic Windows administration experience
  • Basic understanding of SCSI, iSCSI, RAID, fibre channel, and SAN technologies